17 juillet 2014

Hotties Reading 350 [Billie Holiday]

Billie Holiday est morte à New York le 17 juillet 1959, à l'âge de 44 ans. ~ Billie Holiday Dies Here at 44 ; Jazz Singer Had Wide Influence (The New York Times, 18/7/1959)   Billie Holiday, famed jazz singer, died yesterday in Metropolitan Hospital. Her age was 44. The immediate cause of death was given as congestion of the lungs complicated by heart failure. Miss Holiday had lived at 26 West Eighty-seventh Street. She had been under arrest in her hospital bed since June 12 for illegal possession of narcotics. ... [Lire la suite]